Fort Elders invited to John Duggleby Music Show | Around the city


Join us at the Fort Atkinson Senior Center for a musical performance by John Duggleby on Friday, June 18 at 12:30 pm titled “Spirit” as we celebrate human resilience and optimism as we continue our efforts to overcome the pandemic.

A limited number of tables are available to attend. Reservations are required, and when making them, let the staff know how many people will be at your table on the day of the show.

World Elder Abuse Awareness DayToday, June 15, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the day established to recognize and promote a better understanding of elder abuse and neglect.

Last year, more than 10,000 reports of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of adults in Wisconsin aged 60 and over were received by the Office of Adult Protective Services of the Department of Health Services. of Wisconsin.

This underscores the importance of maintaining and improving our supports for seniors in our communities, such as senior centers, home services and transportation, in order to enable seniors to continue to live as independently as possible so that our community thrives and is a dynamic connected place.

The Fort Atkinson Seniors Center shares that an official proclamation from Governor Tony Evers acknowledging that Tuesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was signed last week, and for us all to be aware of and help to reduce such cases of elder abuse and neglect. adults across the state and the world.

Brasseurs bus tripCome experience the Brew Crew on August 4 as they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates as the senior center takes a bus to American Family Field for the game. It’s a daytime game from 1:10 p.m. and the bus will leave at 10:40 a.m.

The cost of the match is $ 56 and includes transportation to the stadium entrance and its match ticket. Register now for the chance to attend the football game this summer.

There are 44 tickets including a few in the handicap row which are available upon request during registration. Call the center or stop by.

Volunteer accreditationThe Fort Atkinson Seniors Center is still looking for a few more people to help with the re-accreditation of the center. This group will meet throughout the summer and discuss the centre’s short and long-term goals while ensuring the center meets the standards put in place by the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers. If you’re interested in being one of those people who may ‘be in the know’, talk to director Chris Nye.

Ping pongThe senior center has a Ping Pong table and equipment available every Wednesday afternoon in the games room in June from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Ping pong is a good game of hand-eye coordination and also helps improve balance.

Texas holdemOn May 27, the Texas Hold Em rankings were first to Tim Baker, second to Bill Bowes. Texas Hold Em is played every Thursday at 9 a.m.

500500 scores as of June 3 are: First place, Roger Gross, 3,610; second, Keith Marsden, 3,510 years old; third, Harold Riggs, 2,620,500 is played Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.

EuchreEuchre scores from June 8: first Kay Hartwig, 65; second, Sue Swiatowy, 62; third, Maryette Lutz, 60; fourth, Bill Schopen and Rollie Carothers, 54; sixth, Dorothy Trewyn and Linda Schumacher, 53. Euchre is played on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Sheep headSheepshead scores from June 4: First, Chuck Frandson, 59; second, Judy Torgerson, 49; third, Mary Ryan, 47; fourth, Randy Hoefs, 46; fifth, Herb Papenfus, 42. Sheepshead is played on Fridays at 1 pm

Wii BowlingJune 7th Wii Bowling Scores: Dale Zilisch 742 (216, 298, 228), Lori Gaber 722 (231, 279, 212), Glorine Christensen 700 (225, 258, 217), Joanne Gross 665 (224, 203, 238 )), Marlene Dianich 601, Rose Baker 596, Terry Bowes 563. Wii Bowling is played on Mondays at 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.

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